Bharath N Balakrishna

Country: India
Sector: Environmental Services
Job title: Product Manager
Subject of study: Engineering Business Management
Year of graduation: 2017
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Cirad LLP

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Worked as a designer/marketer initially, transitioned into a product manager.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

Handling different aspects of the company. Defining the direction of the company. Interacting with users/customers.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Part of the intramural basketball club, Asian Society, Poker Society.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Real world simulated teachings. Biggest highlights were classes held in RAM.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

Friendly and positive environment. Great professors and fellow students.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Was in the top 10 universities of UK.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Project Management – Product Development – Stakeholder Presentations.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Be open to learning in and around the domain of the role.

What are your plans for the future?

Become a strong & successful product manager.


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